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Operations Management


Minimum Education Requirement:
high school diploma or GED with 15 college credits


high school graduategeneralenlistedlogistics & transportationbusiness, operations & administration

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Operations Management

Career Description

The Air Force uses both civilian contractors and Air Force Civil Engineers to construct and maintain thousands of facilities around the world. Managing these projects from start to finish is the responsibility of Operations Management specialists. Once you've established a command and control center for a project, you'll work to ensure schedules are met, materials are available and every penny is accounted for. Details are important and in this job, you'll learn how to cover off on every single one.

Career Tasks

  • Process and control work requirements for work performed by the civil engineers workforces
  • Manage the operation of command and control centers
  • Be the primary customer focal point
  • Operate computer and communications equipment to support workforce management activities

Relevant Interests & Skills

  • Planning
  • Organization
  • Problem-solving


After eight and a half weeks of Basic Military Training, every Airman goes to technical training to learn their career. Here's the basic information about Operations Management technical training:

School location: Sheppard AFB [TX]

Length of course: 20 days or 43 days

College degree earned: Maintenance Production Management

College credits earned: 11